Our Executive Board
ANGELA ZHANG - President
Brother Angela Zhang is a senior at the University of Texas working towards a degree in Mathematics. Angela is currently a construction technology consultant at Procore Technologies. She has previously interned at Social Solutions (Sales & Marketing), STEMergy (Director) & Troilo Law Firm (Office Administration). Angela pledged in the Spring of 2017 and has served as Pledge Class Secretary, Vice President of Social for two semesters, and now President of the Iota chapter. As President, she hopes to unify the three pillars and create innovative opportunities for current members. Angela has a strong passion for traveling, event planning and public speaking. Angela is engaged to her pledge brother, Trey Delafosse. Upon graduation, she hopes to work in the technology industry as a sales engineer.
Treeank Patnaik - Vice-President
Brother Treeank Patnaik is a third-year student and was born and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. Treeank is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and is also pursuing certificates in Applied Statistical Modeling and Business Foundations. He joined Alpha Kappa Psi in fall of 2017, and has previously served as the Technology Director of the Iota Chapter. This past summer, he completed an internship with a software consulting firm in Chicago called TruQua Enterprises, which specializes in designing and implementing SAP solutions. During his internship, Treeank utilized predictive analytics and machine learning technology to generate business solutions and develop products on SAP Analytics Cloud. He wants to continue to work in this industry and hopes to utilize his diverse academic background to create unique products in the future. Outside of AKPsi, Treeank is also a member of the Texas Wranglers and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. In his free time, he is passionate about watching basketball and exploring the fields of psychology, sociology, and philosophy. Treeank also loves to travel, and try new types of food.
Jacob Wilson - professional director
Brother Jacob Wilson is a junior accounting major born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. He became apart of the Iota Chapter in the Spring semester of 2018. Outside of school he enjoys discovering new music, finding new skills to develop (Python coding is his most recent venture), spending time with his AKPsi brothers, and a summer activity called drum corps. Jacob hopes to pursue a career in either professional accounting or management consulting.
Throughout his life he has gained a passion for math and the fascinating nuances of Accounting and Finance. He hopes to further develop these skills as he pursues his degree and progresses towards finding a career in Investment Banking.
Naazneen Ibtehaj - Philanthropy director
Brother Naz Ibtehaj is a junior and Biomedical Engineering major. She joined Alpha Kappa Psi during the Spring of 2018 during her freshman year and was part of her pledge class philanthropy committee. Apart from philanthropy in Alpha Kappa Psi, Naz enjoys volunteering in BOLT, a club focused on STEM learning in local Austin elementary schools. This semester, Naz hopes to grow the Philanthropy pillar and increase AKPsi’s community outreach. Using the professional and leadership skills she has gained from Alpha Kappa Psi, Naz wishes to pursue graduate school and a career in developing medical devices.
Victor xu - alumni relations Director
Brother Victor Xu is a junior marketing major. He was born and raised in Sugar Land, TX. Victor joined the Iota chapter in Spring 2018. This summer he will be interning with Reynold American as a trade marketing intern. Some things Victor enjoys are traveling, playing Overwatch, and drinking tea. Victor hopes to pursue a career in sales and marketing.
LAUREL KAVANagh - social director
Brother Laurel Kavanagh is a Junior at the University of Texas at Austin pursuing a degree in Marketing with a minor in Management Information Systems. She joined Alpha Kappa Psi in Fall of 2017 and has since served as Rush Captain and VP of Marketing. Next Summer, she will be interning at Dimensional Fund Advisors in Austin. In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new foods, and exploring the city.
Ryan Clem - Marketing Director
Brother Ryan Clem is a Junior at the University of Texas at Austin pursuing a degree in Real Estate Finance at the Red McCombs School of Business.
AMELIA CAVEN - MARKETING DIRECTOR
Amelia Caven is a sophomore from Houston, Texas. She is majoring in Finance and pursuing a minor in Accounting. Amelia joined AKPsi in the spring of her freshman year as a way to develop both personally and professionally. Her favorite part of the organization is the mentorship and guidance she has received from her brothers. Last summer, she landed a job at Mass Mutual as a financial planning intern. Outside of school, Amelia enjoys cooking, working out, and exploring Austin.
Madeline Purdy - secretary
Brother Madeline Purdy is a sophomore working towards a degree in management information systems and a certificate in the elements of computing. She joined Alpha Kappa Psi in spring of 2019 where she was pledge class president. This past summer, she interned at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Outside of AKPsi, Maddie plays for the UT club field hockey team, enjoys exploring all the food and music in Austin, and traveling around the world. Maddie hopes to pursue a career in the technology industry.